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    November 25, 2012
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could never picture that. >> ama: family's tremendous loss. a 17-year-old boy is murdered right next to his home. i'm ama daetz. 17-year-old gary white, jr. died of an argument over a girl escalated into gunfire in a vallejo neighborhood. here's the latest now. reporter: a short time ago police confirmed it was a fight over a girl that started at a party. a 19-year-old and 17-year-old were arguing, and police say the 19-year-old called his father, who came back with a gun. >> relatives of the teenage victim gathered in the morning fog in vallejo. it was quiet compared to the arguing. >> the argument went back and forth and i heard something like, i'll rut you to sleep. i'll put you to sleep, and i'm like, my god, this is bad. >> moments later her fears
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became reality. >> hear egg the argument go back and forth and you watch, you watch. that's all i kept hearing. you watch, i'm going to put you to sleep. i'm going to put you to sleep. and shortly after you heard gunfire. >> relatives identified the victim as 17-year-old gary white, jr., local high school student working toward a college basketball scholarship. >> he was a good kid, man. ain't never did nothing wrong to nobody. and that's my little brother, and i love him, man. he innocent, somebody came out here and shot him like that years police rushed the neighborhood after getting numerous 9-1-1 calls. the teenager's shirtless body at the curb after an suv sped away. >> one of the combatants contacted a family member in this case, his father, he responded to the area, and was identified by witnesses as being the person responsible for the shooting. >> the father. >> correct. reporter: about eight hours
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later police took a suspect into custody and were planning to question him. >> we were able to obtain information as to where the individual lived, and we made contact with him and subsequently had him come out of his home and took him into custody without incident. reporter: police say the shooting took place actually a block or so away from where the party was happening. police identified the suspect in the case as 44-year-old randy williams. the only suspect. police say they're not looking for anyone else. >> ama: in oakland, police are investigating the shooting deaths of two women shot on the sidewalk not far from brookdale park. police received self calls at 6:00 a.m. reported hearing gunshots and women screaming and crying. investigators say they're following several leads but do not have a motive or suspects. they say it appears to be random
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and they're trying to identify the victims. >> we are in the slow process of building a police force back up. i'm a farm believer -- firm believer the best deterrent to crime is have can aned a quidly sized and effectively managed police force. >> ama: there were two 0 other murders in oakland saturday. the city is dealing with 115 homicide homicides'ize year. >> a gunman forced the evacuation of a apartment building. richard johnson was suicidal and barricaded himself inside his apartment with a shotgun after physically assaulting his girlfriend this morning. he she was able to getway and all police. s.w.a.t. officers responsibled and started negotiations and he surrendered seven hours late. >> an accident killed two children on highway 50 in the
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town of camino. the chp says a westbound toyota prius driven bay san francisco man crossed four lanes of traffic and was hit head on by a minivan driving in the opposite direction. the driver and two passengers in the prius and a girl the mine any van died two others were taken to hospitals. twin one-year-old boys riding in the van were unharmed. >> a hit-and-run in san mateo claimed the life of a man who was waiting for a bus. he was standing behind a concrete garbage can when the driver of a speeding camaro lost control of the car and smashed into the trash can. the man was pinned between the crash can and a tree. a short time later police arrested lopez of san mateo. they said he had a five-year-old child in the car's back seat. fog may have played a part in a fiery fatal collision near
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the carquinez bridge. the car crashed and then caught on fire. one person died. the accident investigation shut down all lanes of the highway. fog is suspected of contributing to a car crash involving a vallejo police cruiser, the crash happened this morning when the roads were slick and the fog was thick. police say the accident happened when the officer was going to help a detective who was serving a felony warrant on a suspect. the officer is expected to fully recover. a tricky house fire kept crews in orinda busy for a good part of the morning. they thought they had it out when the fire flared again as crews were mopping up. took crews several hours to root out flames inside the walls. the fire sent up smoke that could be seen for miles. this is after crews got it under control. no word on the cause no one was hurt. >> congress returns this week
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without much can evidence of real progress on avoiding the fiscal cliff. members of congress expect optimism today about the prospects of reach ago deal to avoid the sear of tax increases and spending cuts. democrats and the president wants to raise tax rates for the wealthy, republicans don't. there are more now breaking with grover nord qwest had gotten a majority of republican lawmakers to not support any effort to raise taxes. this morning, senator lindsey graham said that for the good of the country he is ready to violate the antitax pledge. >> i think grover is wrong when you can't cap deductions and buy down debt. i want to buy down debt and create jobs but i will violate the pledge, long story short, for the good of the country only if democrats will do entitlement
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reform. >> it's not clear when lawmakers and the president will meet next. >> fans of comediancast william are suing him after a performance in oklahoma. >> we now know what is behind a gas explosion in massachusetts. >> the items you'll most likely see the biggest discounts on cyber monday. >> leigh: ifit's a dry weekend. get ready for a stormy week ahead. we'll check in with the live doppler 7hd and look at my
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best of all, this plan has the lowest part d premium in the united states -- only $15 a month. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. >> ama: investigators say a huge gas explosion in massachusetts friday night was caused be a utility worker. most of the injured people were
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firefighters and police officers on the scene of a natural gas leak. the fire marshal says the worker punctured a high pressure pipeline while investigating the leak. an unknown sparking nighted the blast. >> fans of comedian katt williams are suing him. during his november 16th show, williams began cursing and threatening a heckler in the crowd at oracle arena. an audience member shared this video. eventually williams' own security had to drag him off the stage and the show ended after just ten minutes. tmz is reporting people in the audience filed a class action lawsuit for quote, katt williams' nobody performance. >> this year's cyber monday is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year. americans are expected to spend 1.5 billion. that's up from 1.25 billion last
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year. online retail experts say to expect good deals online tomorrow for apparel and accessories but may not be the best time for the biggest deals. expert says the steepest online discounts are from january to february and august to september. ahead, bullets and birds, controversial decision about a problem at san jose airport. >> how this spirited race will happen students have a happy holiday season. >> heading outside, we finally saw some sun today after a foggy start. meteorologist leigh glas
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>> ama: the san francisco sheriff's deputy accused of robbing a bank is set to be in court tomorrow.
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the 36-year-old is accused of robbing the bank of america on november 7th. police say he handed the teller a note saying he was armed and demanding money. he got away with $1,700 the cash. >> u.s. supreme court justices will go behind closed doors to decide whether now is the time to rule on same-sex marriage. "the los angeles times" reports on friday the court will sift through appeals on proposition 8 and he national defense of marriage act. the issue isn't just what to decide but when. in the past the court has been criticized for waiting too long or moving too quickly to recognize constitutional rights. >> this week a decision is expected on the fate of a popular north bay oyster farm. we have been fighting on the fight over drake bay oyster company. the park service says the farm is harming the environment and wants it closed, but the national academy of sciences found the park service's
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environmental review lacks strong scientific support because there wasn't enough data vrabel. the interior secretary has the final say about drake and his decision is expected in the next few days. drake has been in operation since 1934 and is the last cannery on the west coast. >> san jose city leaders approved a plan to deal with birds at the san jose airport. they will allow airport staffers to shoot at the birds to clear them from the airfield. if scaring the birds done clear them out the away now has permission to shoot them. birds pose a danger to jets because they can get sucked into engineses. san francisco and oakland airports already allow that practice. thanksgiving weekend is the gateway to the holes and scores of runners in san francisco took it all in stride. the fun run serves as the san francisco fire department toy drive. runners are asked to donate a gift.
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>> a great run, and actually a good way to start after all the eating from thanks to do a little run, get into shape, work off the extra pounds. >> ama: the runners were all given santa hats for their contribution. the san francisco firefighters toy program is now in its 63rd 63rd year of operation. let's get to leigh glaser. how much dry weather? leigh glaser a couple of days and then the storm doors open up. we'll see heavy rains and strong winds by mid-week. you can see the live shot from the high definition cam, and you can get a sense of the low clouds near the coast, and live doppler 7hd -- i'm going to my computer and you can see it -- there we go. right here. right near the coast. this is where some of those low clouds are.
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they're kind of moving to the south right now but they will reform overnight tonight. so, i know this morning we had a lot of dense fog in the north bay and east bay. protected valley areas. probably see that again tomorrow morning, and the low clouds off the coast will move inland. right now we cooled down considerly. highs today dropped as much as ten degrees in some locations because of the fog sitting close to the surface. 61 in livermore, san jose, 55. here's a look at the forecast. really need to pay attention to this because some storms will be rolling in here as we head into wednesday, thursday, and friday. but overnight tonight, we'll look for low clouds and fog. dry and cooler day for our monday. tuesday, clouds thicken, and then looks like wednesday, thursday, friday, heavy rain and wind off and on through the time period. and we'll show you that time frame coming up in just a moment. here's a look at the lows.
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valley fog in north and east bay locations, all in mid-to upper 40s across the bay area, maybe a few 50s near the peninsula as well as san francisco, overnight tonight, if you travel tomorrow morning, be advised, the fog probably not as widespread as this morning, but nonetheless it will be dense in some spots, especially north bray and east bay. now, let's go ahead and check out these storm systems. this is the first one. it's due on wednesday so call that one storm number one. a little break on thursday. before storm number two moves in thursday night and friday. and would you check out the timing on this. monday and tuesday we should be dry. but by wednesday -- 5:00 a.m. wednesday morning, you can see the heavy rain starting to advance in. remember, this is storm number one. by wednesday morning, 10:00 a.m., heavy rain expected across the bay area. everything starts to lift a little bit to the north. this is a bit of a break i was talking about on thursday. a brief break because by
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friday -- thursday night and friday morning, you can see another storm moving in, storm number two, and by 3:00 friday afternoon, very heavy rain expected across the bay area. so, plan accordingly. you have a dry day tomorrow, temperatures will come down as the clouds move in. 64, santa rose soorks 62, richmond. san francisco, 61. and hazy sunshine for gilroy. 66. monterey, 61. very stormy week ahead. monday is dry. tuesday, increasing clouds. wednesday, rain when storm number one moves in, a brief break on thursday, and then thursday night/friday, another system hits bringing more rain and wind and throughs and sunday with off and on periods of rain. >> ama: mike shumann is here with sports. >> mike: nothing to watch today locally. the 49ers may officially have a quarterback controversy, and the raiders battling their own
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mistakes and the officials. they finally imploded and for
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>> mike: 49er head coach jim harbaugh decided to start collin kaepernick even though alex smith was declared ready to play. smith was activity, frustrate, and ready to play. kaepernick got the 49ers on the board first. alex can't be too thrilled. drew brings, carving up the niners early, finding gol son
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for the t.d. but he also threw it to the wrong team. brooks, the pick six, 50 yards on the return. look at him go. niners with the momentum, 14 apiece at the half. niners capitalize early in the second half, kaepernick to frank gore, first t.d. of the year, worth a little dance. next drive, brees to golson with the hit, winter has the ball. 42 yards the other way. 49ers, three touchdowns in a span of three minutes and come up with a huge road victory, 31-21. >> played well. and a tough environment, he acquitted himself very well. i thought he did a great job with managing the game, calling the game, and moving the team in and out of the huddle.
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>> mike: raiders and bengals. carson palmer returns to cincinnati, the first time since being traded. first half, all bengals, what a catch here. he had two td's on the day. bengals 289ars in the first half but the raiders never quit. carson palmer off the blitz, 20 yards, 146 yards, one touchdown and a pick. 24-10 beck gals. this where is the raiders get jobbed. the ball is knock back instance bound and the raiders score but the refs say an inadvertent whistle had blown. so it's bengals ball. ridiculous, next play, false start. houston throws his helmet. that starts a brawl. two were ejected. oakland raider fall to 3-8. 34-10 your final.
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>> stanford and ucla will both by playing in their first pac-12 championship game this friday at stanford. cardinal and bruins squared off yesterday with stanford taking round one. stanford ran all over ucla, stepfan taylor, 140 yards and two touchdowns. the bruins showed off brett hundley, who was impressive despite seven stanford sacks. david shaw knows it's hard to beat teams two times in a roche especially teams considered similar to his own. >> both teams have played great defense, run the ball well, have groomed a young quarterback that is athleteishing -- athletic, and have earn a pot where they are. ucla was able to beat the team that -- their cross-town rival. we were able to beat the team to keep us out of this position in oregon. >> mike: pac-12 championship set for friday.
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at 6:00, stanford women on the court. and coach harbaugh didn't play alex smith because he still had symptoms from the concussion, and is airing on the side of caution. but next week will be the story. he was just protecting alex. >> ama: even pratt -- practice he was not in his jersey. >> mike: he is just protecting alex. >> ama: who knew santa could groove? up next, how
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>> ama: coming up at 5:66, bay area plane makes an new jersey landing at cal state northridge.
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>> we'll have a live report as millions across the nation head back home tonight. >> the shocking crime that took hundreds of thousands of gifts away from some needy kids. join us at 6:00. children in australia got a treat this weekend. it's a smooth santa claus. boys, girls, young and old, dressed up as part of the wave. they warm up with a dance, got their moves, then go out. that does it for us here at 5:00. captioned by closed captioning services inc. welcome to "world news." tonight, the shattered records. after a wild weekend of shopping across america, the frenzy and the fight. >> please slow down! people are going to get hurt!